Latest Copper News - 20 June 2019





Energy Efficient Air Conditioners In China
ICA China has commissioned ChinaIOL to undertake market research on current and future issues for central air conditioners (CAC) covering 10 typical categories, including unitary, ducted, multi-connected, chillers and computer room ACs. The research will consult with China’s major CAC manufacturers and explore attitudes to requirements for improved energy efficiency and any technical solutions they are planning or researching.


ICA Talks Innovation At Australian Copper Conference
ICA’s Hal Stillman from the U.S. & Australia’s John Fennell told the 300 strong audience at Adelaide’s Copper To The Worldconference that technology is crucial to meeting the world’s growing demand for copper.


Indonesia Electrical Safety
ICA South East Asia ran a media event in Jakarta to promote electrical safety messages to the public, including using proper cables and equipment, choice of conductor materials, and proper installation practices. 15 media outlets attended, alongside key stakeholders, and was covered in 15 online news, two newspapers, and on YouTube.


A New Way To See Copper
A smart, new infographic from ICA in U.S. lays out how copper is fuelling electric cars and clean energy today and tomorrow.


China’s Clean Energy Standards
ICA China and the National Technical Committee for Standardization of Wind Machinery held a training course for 31 institutions on drafting wind energy technical standards in China. Upgrading Chinese technical standards to IEC standards is key to China’s overseas markets, with a major focus on boosting international uptake of permanent magnetic DD wind turbine from 21% to the 38% market share in China wind turbine market.


Chinese Copper Aquaculture
Hainan Yuxiaoqing Tech Company, which is farming Cobia or Black Kingfish, is making the switch from nylon nets that have to replaced every 10 days due to fouling to copper mesh ones for their fish cages. The company has a 5-year-plan is to produce 1,000 cages using 20 tons of copper per cage or around 20,000 tons potential copper tonnage. 
At the same time Jiangxi Copper made a study trip to Taizhou Fishery Bureau and the Copper Aquaculture site to better understand the market. Mr. Yang, Director of Taizhou Fishery Bureau, said in welcoming them “with more than 7 years partnership and synergy with ICA, copper aquaculture has already changed the traditional way of farming in his area and had a great impact.”

ICA 멤버십의 가치

ICA 회원사들은 전세계 구리 생산량의 대부분을 차지하고 있으며, 세계 최대 규모의 구리 및 구리합금 가공업체 등이 회원사로 활동하고 있습니다.
비영리 무역협회인 ICA는 신뢰할 수 있는 독립적인 대변자로서, 구리 업계가 직면한 문제들을 해결하기 위한 다양한 활동을 하고 있습니다.
국제구리협회(ICA) 멤버십 문의